One fourth of antelope species are threatened with extinction in the world
The IUCN press release on conservation status of antelopes updated by Antelope Specialist Group (SSC/IUCN)as part of the Global Mammal Assessment. Twenty five of 91 antelope species, or about a quarter have been rated "endangered".
A quarter of the world's antelope species is under threat of extinction due to hunting and human damage to their habitats from the Sahara to Tibet, acoording to this survey by Antelope Specialist Group (SSC/IUCN). Twenty five of 91 antelope species, or about a quarter, were rated "endangered" in a review by experts for the "Red List" of threatened species run by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).